2 Months! What's Left on Your To Do's?

posted 3 years ago in December 2013
Post # 3
42 posts
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’ve got a little longer but my list includes:

  • Final dress fitting(s)
  • Ceremony plan
  • Reception seating (waiting on RSVPs)
  • Favors
  • Card box situation
  • Gifts for family/groomsmen
  • Music must plays/don’t plays for DJ
  • Rehearsal invites
  • Dessert orders (cupcakes and pies)
  • Out of town bags
  • Menus/programs
  • Honeymoon shopping! 

Post # 4
159 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Oh my god its literally 2 months until my wedding day (stomach is doing somersaults over here!) Had my makeup trial last night and now it all feels seriously seriously real.

Still to do:

Bridal accessories and underwear
Table plans
Name cards & orders of service etc
Music choices
Ceremony readings and music
Bridesmaid gifts
Guest book (jenga?) and a memories table
Run through at the venue (FML SO FAR AWAY)
Choose my hair!
Try on dress again and have alterations
Buy petticoat
Pick between my pairs of shoes
Choose the suits
Pay off the cake
Buy thank you gifts for people

Post # 6
971 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

75 days to go…!!!!!

Post # 7
461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

We just sent out our invitations and I’m so excited to start getting RSVP’s back!! How soon did they start rolling in for you? 

I’m picking up my dress in a week and a half for my bridal/boudoir photos. I’m still hoping to lose about 10 pounds before the wedding so hopefully I’ll have them take it in a little.

We just got our card box last week and we’ll be getting our guest book in another week. Yay details!

Here’s my list: 

Signage (menu/drink menu/welcome sign/itinerary for tables/exit/just married sign for car)
Buy cute lingerie and honeymoon attire
Rehearsal dinner dress and bachelorette dress
Place cards/escort cards
Buy sparklers 
Settle on centerpieces with the florist
Bathroom baskets
Buy items for welcome bags
Order food for day-of
Settle on groomsmen ties and FI
Boots for FI
Flats for reception
Finalize details with caterer/bar company
Order additional macarons for cake/dessert
Book nail salon 
Frame family photos 
Order and wrap presents for family/wedding party
Seating chart
Playlists for DJ
Package favors
Practice dances!
Send FMIL rehearsal guest list and finalize rehearsal menu
Toys/activities for kids’ room
Wedding perfume-Chanel Gardenia
Gift for FI 
Programs/holy cards for ceremony



Post # 8
2341 posts
Buzzing bee

Oh my, starting to freak out!

We had a whole weekend planend to do ‘wedding stuff’ & we didn’t do ANY of it.

A lot of things we cannot do until we get rsvp’s in & that’s still anohter 5 weeks away!

Post # 9
971 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’m having my second fitting this week for the dress and everything is finalized for our DW in Las Vegas, we have our wedding rings and the flights are booked…I’m nervous now, it’s really happening!

Post # 10
3990 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Yay for December brides! I cannot believe how close everything is. This time of year is always so hectic and goes by quickly. I still have…


First and final dress fittings and alterations (do not need much done)

Picking out my fiance’s tux

Creating a seating chart (blah…not excited for this) for the reception

Deciding on a guest book-any good ideas for this time of year?

Deciding who to invite to rehearsal dinner (all out of town guests? Just family from out of town?)

Deciding if I want a MUA…yay or nay? Any suggestions?


We’re close!


Post # 11
168 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013


Purchase bridesmaids’ gifts

Plan and make reservations for the afternoon before the wedding day


FINALIZE guest list

Mail invitations (by October 31)

Reception Details:

Figure out signature drinks

Create sign for signature drinks

Purchase items for and construct bathroom baskets

Taste the food and finalize menu

Construct wish tree

Obtain family photos and create display

Remove stickers from vases and fill them with ornaments

Create and finish menus

Put together seating chart

Name cards or name board? figure it out. make it/them…

Print and adhere labels to favor ornaments




Figure out logistics and day-of plan

Arrange for booze and how to get it to the limo

Pay remaining balance


Put down deposit on suite

Figure out shuttle

Figure out hotel room gifts and make them


Finalize readers and attendants and ask them

Finish decorating lanterns

Create and finish programs

Discuss music one month out


Pay remaining balance

Rehearsal Dinner:

Purchase parents’ gifts
Send out “invitations” and figure out menu


Schedule gown fittings

Schedule hair trial

Buy foundation

Figure out who wants to get their hair done and tell hairstylist

Buy bra, tights, and other under-the-dress essentials


Meet with bakery, and give them ornaments and supplies

Pay balance


Pick first dance song!!!

Finalize song list

Meet with DJs one month out

Pay final balance


Meet with them one month out

Pay final balance


Pay final balance


Marriage License

Does this seem like a lot??? Or is my list just very detailed? 65 days!!!!

Post # 12
2341 posts
Buzzing bee

My cake person just pulled out – i’ve had her booked for over 12 months!! Not happy Jan!

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